New Music

Thomas Hampson and Luca Pisaroni as the old and young Lorenzo Da Ponte. (credit: Lynn Lane)

Report: The Phoenix, a world premiere by Houston Grand Opera

Mark Buller | 06 May 2019 HOUSTON, TX—  I was privileged to attend the world premiere of The Phoenix by Tarik O’Regan and John Caird last week at Houston Grand Opera. This was HGO’s 66th world premiere, a feat […]

Money Mark plays the Echolodeon at Moogfest. (credit: Scott Burland)

A Moogfest journal

Scott Burland | 2 MAY 2019 – Special to EarRelevant Moogfest celebrated its 15th anniversary last weekend, April 25-28, in Durham, North Carolina. Named in honor of pioneer synthesizer designer Robert Moog, since 2004 Moogfest has acted a forum […]

Bent Frequency performs "Stay on IT" by Julius Eastman. *photo: Mark Gresham)

Review: Bent Frequency stays on thread with diverse contemporary works

Mark Gresham | 17 MAR 2019 Contemporary music ensemble Bent Frequency presented a handful of mostly 21st century works this past Friday at Kopleff Recital Hall in downtown Atlanta. Entitled “Threads that Stay on It.” The interesting, diverse program […]

The NYC'-based Unheard-of//Ensmble performed at Kopleff Recital Hall on Friday.

Unheard-of//Ensemble brings uptown Manhattan sensibility to downtown Atlanta

Mark Gresham | 11 MAR 2019 A modest but interested audience gathered at Kopleff Hall this past Friday to hear New York-based Unheard-of//Ensemble perform a half dozen contemporary works in a concert presented by Georgia State University’s neoPhonia New […]